Je Me Souviens

When my plane finally landed in Quebec City airport, I think I may have yelped a little internally. It was definitely quite an adventure just getting here but, I made it. Half asleep and half excited, I breezed through the airport and took a taxi to my B&B hotel.

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Stuck in Toronto, Canada.

East coast got me in a bundle. If you’ve ever tried to organize a trip to the east coast coming from California, with a stop over in Canada, on a short time frame and in the middle of summer, well, just call me crazy.

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A Walk Through Casa Romantica Cultural Center

As the name sounds, Casa Romantica Cultural Center is every bit a romantic place as it can get. It is an old historic home of Ole Hanson who co-founded the city of San Clemente located along the coast in Southern California. Today, you can visit the center for $5 (entrance fee) that includes a self-guided audio […]

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Visiting The Gallery District

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One of my favorite things to do in San Jose Del Cabo is walking through The Gallery District in downtown. It is definitely a must see and do when someone comes to visit for the first time. The streets are lined with small shops, art galleries, cafe’s, markets, restaurants, and much more. If, that’s not […]

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Mercado Orgánico (video)

Mercado Orgánico (a.k.a. The Organic Market) market is an open air field with various vendors selling food, hand-made jewelries, bags, clothes, dog collars and just about any authentic knick knacks that you can find that are locally made. The event is definitely family friendly and is a great way to spend your Saturday mornings (think […]

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A Personal Defining Moments

As 2017 is coming to an end, I reflected on my year and honestly, I am glad to be moving on. I realized nothing will ever beat my 2016 when I lived abroad. It taught me everything that I know I will never learn if I never took that leap. If circumstances allow it and […]

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29 Rooms Art Installation in Downtown Los Angeles. (Video)

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The interactive and colorful art installation called 29 Rooms from New York came to L.A. Much like the Ice Cream Museum, this exhibition was also sold out. You’ll need to get your tickets in advance and plan your schedule wisely.

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Rewind to The Big Island Trip in Hawaii. (Video)

As this year is coming to an end, let’s not forget the best parts of 2017. What was yours? Mine was definitely my Hawaii trip to The Big Island. I miss the warm days and the fact that it was also my cousin’s biggest year to finally get married. I’ll never forget those moments. Here’s […]

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The Wildfire Aftermath at Peters / Santiago Canyon.

Two months ago California announced a state of emergency due to wildfires that happened in the Northern and Southern part of California. Many of you have likely forgotten about it but, for me, it was a tragedy. 

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Salty Kisses at Hulihe‘e Palace (The Big Island, Hawaii)

On time and on cue, guests including myself paraded through the lawn in our floral dresses (Hey, we had to keep the Hawaiian theme going here). On the other hand, the men (I thought) looked dapper in their suits. It was another warm day in Kailua-Kona with the sunset that seemed to be present on […]

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Milan Design Week 2016

Word around town that there’s a huge gathering happening this week in Milan called Design Week. If you missed the memo well, you’re missing a lot! The past two days I’ve been all over the place in the city hopping from one zone to the next and back. I found the exhibitions in Via Tortona the […]

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